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 Dictionary entry overview: What does satirical mean? 

SATIRICAL (adjective)
  The adjective SATIRICAL has 1 sense:

1. exposing human folly to ridicule

  Familiarity information: SATIRICAL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SATIRICAL (adjective)

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Exposing human folly to ridicule


satiric; satirical

Context example:

a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine


sarcastic (expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds)

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